Welcome to NICA!

The National Independent Concessionaires Association is dedicated to strengthening relationships with the Fair, Festival, and Special Events Industries through effective communication, benefits, education, leadership, and solutions. Our growing membership includes over 1200 mobile food and retail Concessionaires, Fairs, and Festivals in the United States and Canada. NICA's large amount of benefits include discounts on variety of items including food, beverages, supplies, travel, and lodging, so you can make the most of your season. NICA participates in a majority of State Fair annual conventions along with the WFA Convention and NICA Sysco Marketplace in January, NICA Business Expo and Fare Foods Food Show in February, and IAFE Convention in November.

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The discount and savings programs that NICA has negotiated with our premiere partners are just another way we are building relationships throughout this industry in order to bring much needed and REAL benefits to our members. See the 2018 Benefit Booklet for more details.

Member Directory

As a NICA Member, you have 24/7 access to your online Membership Directory.

Member Benefits

View our full benefits list and see how you can save more than the cost of a membership.

Industry Associations

Our sister organizations include IAFE, WFA, IAAPA, IISA, OABA, and CAFE.

Event Calendar

View our event calendar to see upcoming deadlines, events, and shows for NICA.

NICA just started a year of celebration for their 25th Year Anniversary! Here are a few photos from our 25th Anniversary Gala. For photos of this year and beyond please check out our full visit NICA's Photo Gallery, updated each month with photos that are in the NICA News and shared from the membership,